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Sredojevic wants hard work ahead of Soweto Derby

Orlando Pirates might have won their Telkom Knockout first round tie at home to Chippa United on Saturday but coach Milutin Sredojevic admits there is much work to be done before next weekend's Soweto derby.

Vincent Pule came on at half-time and then scored the 60th minute winner at the Orlando Stadium but Pirates were on the back-foot for much of the second half as their lowly opponents took the game to them.

"It is very hard to switch on after the FIFA break and get into a competitive mood," said...

Orlando Pirates, Mamelodi Sundowns advance in Telkom Knockout



Orlando Pirates sealed their place in the quarterfinals of the Telkom Knockout with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Chippa United at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Substitute Vincent Pule scored the only goal of the game on the hour-mark, with both sides spurning opportunities to add to the night's tally.

Pule turned the ball home from close range after a fine cross from Xola Mlambo, though Nigeria international goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi might have felt he should have done better to...

Telkom Knockout provides latest chance for silverware

After the international break, South African football returns to domestic matters this weekend with the start of the Telkom Knockout, the second of three cup competitions in the season.

Cape Town City lifted the first piece of silverware last month when they won the MTN8, with the failure of the so-called 'Big Three' to lift that trophy putting the Telkom Knockout into sharper focus.

Kaizer Chiefs' are desperate to end their well-documented club record barren run that is stretching close to three-and-a-half...

Kaizer Chiefs confirm lengthy Lebogang Manyama lay-off



Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that playmaker Lebogang Manyama will miss the next six weeks with a fractured elbow, while there are also concerns over star forward Khama Billiat.

Manyama was involved in a car accident on Tuesday and although he has been discharged from hospital, scans have confirmed that he will only return towards the end of November, missing next week's Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates.

"Manyama has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a fractured elbow," Chiefs physiotherapist...

Chiefs star involved in car accident

Kaizer Chiefs have received a scare after midfielder Lebo Manyama was involved in a car accident on Tuesday, but has been discharged from hospital with minor injuries.

Chiefs have confirmed the incident and while they confirm he was treated for injuries to his knee and elbow, have not stated when he will return to training.

"Kaizer Chiefs attacking midfielder Lebogang Manyama was involved in a car accident on Tuesday afternoon. The player was driving home from training when the incident took place,"...